|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield:
Suddenly Lottie gave such a piercing scream that all of them jumped off the
forms, all of them screamed too. "A face--a face looking!" shrieked
It was true, it was real. Pressed against the window was a pale face,
black eyes, a black beard.
"Grandma! Mother! Somebody!"
But they had not got to the door, tumbling over one another, before it
opened for Uncle Jonathan. He had come to take the little boys home.
He had meant to be there before, but in the front garden he had come upon
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell:
He spat again. "I reckon that's my bizness," he said. "Archie'll
"I don't care what your last name is! I have nothing for you to
"I reckon you have. Miz Wilkes was upsot about yore wantin' to run
aroun' like a fool by yoreself and she sont me over here to drive
aroun' with you."
"Indeed?" cried Scarlett, indignant both at the man's rudeness and
His one eye met hers with an impersonal animosity. "Yes. A
woman's got no bizness botherin' her men folks when they're tryin'
Gone With the Wind
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Monster Men by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
farther and farther from the north campong where resistance,
if there was to be any, would be most likely to occur.
At his superior's cough Bududreen had signalled silently
to the men within the enclosure, and a moment later
six savage lascars crept stealthily to his side.
The moment that von Horn and the girl were entirely
concealed by the darkness, the seven moved cautiously
along the shadow of the palisade toward the north
campong. There was murder in the cowardly hearts of
several of them, and stupidity and lust in the hearts
of all. There was no single one who would not betray
The Monster Men